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School Nurses

Stockport School Nursing Services are part of the Women, Children and Diagnostics Business Group of Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, and is also part of a wider integrated children’s service with Stockport Council called ‘Stockport Family’ which is an improved way of working with children and families in Stockport. The service includes health visiting, early help and social care services.

 School nursing is a universal public health service for children and young people of school age encompassing the Healthy Child Programme 0-19 (2016). This is a nationally developed evidenced based programme which is available to all children and aims to ensure that every child gets the good start they need to lay the foundations of a healthy life.

We have a skill mix team comprising:

School Nurses – who are qualified nurses with an additional specialist public health qualification, which is recordable with the Nursing and Midwifery Council

Community Staff Nurses – who are qualified general nurses, children’s nurses or mental health nurses working in the community under the direction of a school nurse

School Nurse Assistants – who are members of the skill mix team with additional training to deliver the National Child Measurement Programme and support the National Immunisation Programme

Paediatric Continence Team – specialist nurses who offer support with continence issues for children up to age 19

Immunisation Team – skill mix team who offer immunisations in schools as per the National Immunisation Schedule

Find more information and contact details for each School Nurse Team

Who to contact

Contact Name
School Nursing Service

Where to go

Hazel Grove Clinic
253 London Road
Hazel Grove

Other Details




Age Ranges
Referral required
Referral Details

Open access including self referral

Local Offer


School nurses have a particularly important contribution to make to the development of children with particular needs such as those with disability and additional learning needs.

The school nurse has close links with other health professionals and local services and can help you contact other people or services, which you or your child may need particularly is they have a disability of additional needs.  

Contact Name
School Nursing Service Manager
Contact Telephone
0161 835 6789
Contact Email
Local Offer Age Bands
Primary (5-11 years)
Early Years (0-4 years)
Secondary (11-16 years)
SEN Provision Type